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Deshawn

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Who is Like God?
  • #1872 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Deshawn in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 5 5 0
1963 9 9 0
1964 7 0 7
1965 16 16 0
1966 32 21 11
1967 32 23 9
1968 68 39 29
1969 72 41 31
1970 111 58 53
1971 160 82 78
1972 150 51 99
1973 211 78 133
1974 214 56 158
1975 211 48 163
1976 166 28 138
1977 199 35 164
1978 218 40 178
1979 201 28 173
1980 180 21 159
1981 170 27 143
1982 166 23 143
1983 199 29 170
1984 197 21 176
1985 225 22 203
1986 243 18 225
1987 268 29 239
1988 315 26 289
1989 341 28 313
1990 435 26 409
1991 506 32 474
1992 524 30 494
1993 529 27 502
1994 591 31 560
1995 542 25 517
1996 504 19 485
1997 575 12 563
1998 566 23 543
1999 453 8 445
2000 493 13 480
2001 452 9 443
2002 396 0 396
2003 470 5 465
2004 422 0 422
2005 381 0 381
2006 515 5 510
2007 453 5 448
2008 420 0 420
2009 356 5 351
2010 373 6 367
2011 305 0 305
2012 303 0 303
2013 263 0 263
2014 247 0 247
2015 204 0 204

Want to know about the popularity of the Deshawn baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,664 babies born with the name Deshawn in the United States. That's more than enough Deshawns to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Deshawn" was in 1997 with a total of 563 babies.

According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Deshawn" is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of only 504 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Deshawn" mean? The list below shows the origins of Deshawn as well as things modernly associated with the name Deshawn such as celebrities named Deshawn.

Origin and Meaning of Deshawn

The name "Deshawn" is of American origin, and it means "Who is Like God?". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Deshawn

Deshawn Butler
Deshawn Crawford
Deshawn Snow
Deshawn Stevenson
Deshawn Corprew
Deshawn Mcclease
Deshawn Raw
Deshawn Shead

Alternative Meanings

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

E is for elegant, born within you.

S is for success, in all you will do.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nwahsed". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Adnehsw". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Deshawn born Jan 3, 1995

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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